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McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4)
McKettrick's Choice - McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4
Author: Linda Lael Miller
When news came that there was trouble back in Texas . . . Holt McKettrick left a mail-order bride and his family on the spot! — And he never looked back. He just prayed he'd be in time to save the man who had raised him as a son and keep his best friend from the gallows. He knew he'd encounter rustlers, scoundrels and thieves. But he'd never expe...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780373771011
ISBN-10: 0373771010
Publication Date: 3/1/2006
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 292 ratings
Publisher: HQN Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Grnemae avatar reviewed McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4) on + 447 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
This is a wonderful addition to the McKettrick Cowboy series. This is the story of Angus McKettrick's first born son Holt. First introduced in the McKettrick Cowboy stories, Holt had a grudge against Angus for the way that he treated Holt after the death of his mother. Ms Miller used several books to introduce and make us fall in love with Holt then she wisely gave us an entire book for Holt's story.
Summoned to Texas to help his foster father, Holt meets Lorelei, the headstrong daughter of the local judge. Soon Holt and Lorelei are butting heads but also working together to try and save 2 ranches and the life of Holt's friend. While all of this turmoil is happening around them, they are falling in love.
While you can appreciate this book as a standalone story, I would recommend reading the previous books in this series, High Country Bride, Shotgun Bride and Secondhand Bride prior to reading this book in order to get a full understand of the family dynamics that drive Holt and his brothers.
An excellent book- I could not put the book down once I started to read it.
Wildflower avatar reviewed McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4) on + 126 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
A good edition to the McKettrick series (#4, I think?) It's been a while since I read the first three so I needed to brush up a little bit on Holt McKettrick.

The whole book takes place in about a 10 day span so the story line moves along quickly, though the book bogged down a bit here and there.

I really enjoy Miller's word usage. She often narrates like an old cowpoke whose been on the trail for a couple grizzly years. Her books, especially her historical westerns, have entertained me for years.
AVONLADY avatar reviewed McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4) on + 329 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This is the latest book in a series about the McKettrick's family included in this series are High Plains Bride, Shotgun Bride and Secondhad bride. They were all great books.
GeniusJen avatar reviewed McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4) on + 7145 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Linda Lael Miller is known for writing heart-tugging, emotional Western romances, and with MCKETTRICK'S CHOICE, she delivers yet again. The MCKETTRICK BROTHERS TRILOGY began in 2002 with HIGH COUNTRY BRIDE, followed in 2003 with SHOTGUN BRIDE, and finished in 2004 with SECONDHAND BRIDE. The saga now takes a surprising turn in 2005 with MCKETTRICK'S CHOICE, the story of the oldest McKettrick brother, Holt, who was raised away from the iron fist of family patriarch, Angus, and the three brothers from the trilogy-Rafe, Kade, and Jeb.

Holt McKettrick spent a large part of his life as Holt Cavanagh, adopted son of John Cavanagh, a rancher with a spread outside of San Antonio, Texas. Now back in the McKettrick fold-with the tensions and egos that four competing males are bound to bring-Holt is in the process of marrying Miss Margaret Tarquin when a letter from Texas changes his plans.

The short note advises Holt that his adoptive father, John, is about to be driven from his land, and former Ranger buddy, Gabe Navarro, is to be hanged for murder and thievery. Holt, as a McKettrick and a Cavanagh, has no choice but to leave the Arizona Territory and return to Texas to set matters straight.

But upon arrival, mayhem awaits. People have been killed, lands have been burned, and one Miss Lorelie Fellows, who happens to own the land next to John Cavanagh's, is attempting to drive Holt insane.

MCKETTRICK'S CHOICE is Western historical romance at its best-lively characters, a wonderful story line, attention to historic detail, and Ms. Miller's personal brand of story-telling make this book a very enjoyable read. Mystery, suspense, passion, and family duty don't disappoint.
Shellaree avatar reviewed McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4) on + 270 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Book #4 in the McKettrick Cowboy series. Fun series to read and enjoyable characters to read about. Nice and light-hearted.
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mom-of-2 avatar reviewed McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4) on + 5 more book reviews
My favorite book of the series!! I read this book first and then found the rest and loved all of them. I have read all the McKettrick series book and none of them dissapoint.
reviewed McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4) on + 2 more book reviews
Great Trilogy!! The whole family is so terrific one just has to get totally involved with them.
reviewed McKettrick's Choice (McKettrick Cowboys, Bk 4) on + 80 more book reviews
this is one awesome book...if you read this,you need to read the whole series...


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